ANTIQUE FOLDING CHESS & BACKGAMMON LEATHER BOOK
Height open: 1½ inches / 3.7 cm
Width open: 17 inches / 43.1 cm
Depthopen: 15 inches / 38 cm
Stock number: RW0567/0119
An English gilt-tooled red leather folding games board, in the form of an antiquarian book, the title stamped “Hist. of Russia”, the exterior for chess with red and black squares, the interior for backgammon with elaborate gilt-tooled decoration, with the points coloured in blue and white, the ends and front are marbled paper (with some losses), complete with the two original leather dice shakers. Overall in very good condition.